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All About Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’

Posted on December 09 2022

As a rare Philodendron, the Ring of Fire is on the top of a lot of wish lists! What makes it so remarkable? Long, green, serrated leaves are kissed by surprising splashes of yellow and lime green. This multi-colored variegation means that the Philodendron Ring of Fire plant requires more light than other lookalikes, such as the Jungle Boogie. Aside from that, this is a no-fuss exotic plant!

Meet Your Match:

    • Nickname: Philodendron Henderson’s Pride, Philodendron Narrow Ring of Fire, Philodendron Narrow Variegata
    • About the Family: The Philodendron Ring of Fire is a relative of other Philodendron varieties, such as the Prince of Orange and Heartleaf.
    • Understanding the Family Tree: Araceae (Family), Philodendron (Genus), Philodendron ‘Narrow’ (Species), Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ (Cultivar).
    • Hometown: South America. 

    How to Care for Your Philodendron Ring of Fire:

      • Watering: Allow the first 2-3 inches of soil to dry before rewatering.
      • Humidity: Average-high.
      • Soil: Well-draining soil.  
      • Fertilizer: Balanced fertilizer applied twice during the growing season. 
      • Environment: Keep your Philodendron Ring of Fire in bright, indirect light, and temperatures above 65 degrees.
      • Propagation: Stem cuttings.
      • Toxicity: Toxic to pets and people.

      The Best Unboxing Practices:

        Properly caring for your newly unboxed Philodendron Ring of Fire for the first week of its new life is crucial to the extended wellness of your plant. Follow these practices to get the best results:

        • Watering: Exotic Forest ships freshly watered plants. Do not water your Philodendron Ring of Fire until it exhibits the proper signs.
        • Repotting: Do not immediately repot your plant, which would likely result in shock and leaf-loss. Allow it to acclimate to its new environment for at least one week.
        • Lighting: Place your Philodendron in filtered, low light for a few days to acclimate. Relocate your Philodendron Ring of Fire to your desired location that fits its care needs afterward. Do not ever place a freshly un-boxed plant in direct sun.

        What You’re Getting:

        • You will receive a carefully selected, quality evaluated 6" diameter plant with approximately 14" leaves. All Exotic Forest plants are rooted and thriving. 

        What Makes Us Special:

        • Shipment Methods: Plants are precious, and we want yours to arrive safely! We ship our plants via UPS, with a maximum of 4-day shipping. 
        • Our Packing: Have you received ‘squished’ plants from other companies? Our solution to this common issue is a metal tomato-cage, which securely holds your plant in place during shipment. 
        • Chemical-free: We are committed to keeping our plants and customers safe. We never treat our plants with chemical pesticides. 
        • Quality Standards: Exotic Forest strives to meet stringent quality standards and evaluates each plant we resource from our nursery. Pest-free, healthy plants are a requirement!
        • Customer Service: Your satisfaction is our priority. If you are experiencing issues with or have questions about how to care for your Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’, reach out to us at support@exoticforest.com or via our social media accounts. Are you tired of receiving pre-written responses? We believe that plant parents want to talk to people, not robots. A knowledgeable team member reads and replies to each individual concern: no cookie-cutter answers here!
        • Returns: While we do not accept returns at this time, you can contact us at support@exoticforest.com with photos of your plant and receipt to discuss the specific plant care issues you’re experiencing with your Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’ and possible resolutions.
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        FAQ about Philodendron Ring of Fire Plant:

          • What’s the Philodendron Ring of Fire’s scientific name? Like many other hybrids, the Philodendron Ring of Fire doesn’t have a fancy-sounding scientific name. It’s just… the Philodendron ‘Ring of Fire’, previously known as Philodendron Henderson’s Pride.
          • What’s the difference between the Philodendron Tiger Tooth vs. Ring of Fire? The main difference can be spotted in the coloration. The Philodendron Tiger Tooth (aka Jungle Boogie, Narrow) is plain green. On the other hand, the Philodendron Ring of Fire plant has unpredictable patches of yellow, orange, and red! 

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